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If she lived, they originally deducted that she would be a vegetable and would not have a normal life.
Mrs Bernal, who lives with her daughters, their step-dad Joey and his son Austin, said, recalling the chain of events: 'Sienna was five weeks behind in development and they said she might not survive - but I refused to believe the worst.
My fellow students at school in Leicester would ask ‘Pani why are you so small? ’ Thinking back, all those things that hurt me could have easily been avoided by realising people were just curious – they were kids asking silly questions.
I have what’s known as Achondroplasia – a form of dwarfism.
If the girl doesn’t like me fair enough, but some open-minded people will like me.